For patients with asthma, oral corticosteroid (OCS) and inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use is associated with an increased risk for osteoporosis and fragility fractures.
The rate of bone mineral density (BMD) testing is low among men with prostate cancer initiating androgen deprivation therapy.
Researchers evaluated the short-term clinical efficacy of romosozumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and primary osteoporosis.
Researchers assessed the association between concomitant use of oral glucocorticoids and proton pump inhibitors and osteoporotic fracture risk in rheumatoid arthritis.
Several lung disease-related factors may help predict the risk for hip fracture in current and former smokers.
Researchers evaluated the association between osteoporosis and vertebral fragility fractures with cardiovascular calcification in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Researchers evaluated the frequency of normal bone in postmenopausal women with prior or incident fracture.
Dietary and circulating vitamin C are positively associated with measures of skeletal muscle mass in middle- and older-aged men and women.
Researchers evaluated the association between risk for atypical fracture and duration of bisphosphonate use in women with osteoporosis.
Researchers estimated risk for fracture among patients receiving denosumab with delayed subsequent doses vs those who received doses on time.
There is no clear benefit of bisphosphonates on bone marrow lesions.